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Arlene is married and has a food-vending business in the Philippines. She has been in this business for five years.
Arlene works hard to support her family.

Arlene requested a PHP 18,000 loan through NWTF to buy ingredients for her food-vending business.

In the future, Arlene would like to save enough to provide financial stability for her family.

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On Friday November 8, 2013, Super Typhoon Haiyan made its way through Southeast Asia, causing substantial damage to homes and businesses in areas of the Philippines. Given the state of devastation following this storm, borrowers living and working in these areas may have difficulty making repayments on their loans, thus making their Kiva loans higher risk. More information >>

About Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation

Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation, Inc. (NWTF) is a non-governmental organization established with an aim to help men and women achieve self-sufficiency, particularly in the province of Negros Occidental’s low-income communities. The organization offers its clients a wide variety of products, including loans for micro-entrepreneurs, hospital income benefits, life insurance, accidental death benefits and more. Kiva lenders’ funds will be used to expand the reach of these products to low-income urban and rural communities.

About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 862
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,390,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Arlene to buy ingredients for her food-vending business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 29, 2011
Aug 3, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2012